Things to see and do - Le Creusot
Le Creusot :
Unmissable tourist sites
Le Creusot Travel guide
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In a rural setting which contrasts strongly with its industrial appearance, Le Creusot was already known for its coal in the 16C. It then had amazing growth when the Schneider brothers moved there in 1836. What attracts visitors today is, of course, the exceptional industrial heritage more so now following the creation of the Ecomuseum, which burst out into the city. The city forms with Montceau-les-Mines [Montceau-les-Mines#] an urban community of more than 100,000 inhabitants.
Tourist attractions Le Creusot : Things to see and do
Once Marie-Antoinette's glass factory, the château, set in 28ha grounds, became the home of the ironmasters, the Schneiders. It houses the tourist office, the Musée de l ' Homme et de l'Industrie, the services of the Urban Community of Creusot-Montce..
Cour du Manège - château de la Verrerie
Located in the games court of Château de la Verrerie, the Académie Francois-Bourdon honours the inventor of the steam hammer. Founded in 1985, it is a remarkable archive relating to the industrial history of Creusot from 1782 to 1985. The permanent e..
Château de la Verrerie
In the Château de la Verrerie, the Creusot-Montceau Écomusée traces the history of Le Creusot and the Schneider dynasty, through paintings, photos, engravings and models, including a working example of a miniature factory (late 19C).
Hotels Le Creusot
7.9 Place Schneider F - 71200 Le Creusot
Located in Le Creusot, La Belle Epoque is a 3-minute walk from Château de la Verrerie and its Park. It offers free WiFi access, a bar and a restaurant with a veranda. Each room features a TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a bath or ..
33, rue Maréchal Leclerc F - 71200 Le Creusot
Offering an on-site restaurant, Hôtel Restaurant Jour & Nuit is located in Le Creusot. You can relax on the terrace and free Wi-Fi access is available. With a garden view, the rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and air conditioni..
1, rue marechal Foch F - 71200 Le Creusot
Hôtel 19’Cent is set in a 19th century building in the centre of Le Creusot in the Saône-et-Loire department. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi and guests can sample regional wines in the on-site bar. The air-conditioned guest rooms at Hôtel 19’Cent inclu..
Restaurants Le Creusot
rue des Abattoirs F - 71200 Le Creusot
The abattoir district has been transformed into a business park but the sense of pride in quality ingredients persists. With designer touches (wood and zinc covered counter for a retro touch), the Restaurant is perfect for enjoying refined, modern cu..